Saietta

Project Coordinator

This is a very exciting opportunity for an experienced project planner or project co-ordinator to join a successful and expanding automotive technology company. The company is involved with the design, development and manufacture of innovative electric motors and electric drive (e-drive) solutions for the electric vehicle marketplace.

Job Title            Project Coordinator

Date position required                   ASAP

Reporting to                                         Chief Engineer

Salary                                                       Competitive

Benefits                                                  New package under review (Life Insurance, Pension etc.)

Location                                                 Saietta, Heyford Park, Bicester OX25 5HE

Applications by                                  ASAP

Application format                          CV and covering letter

 

Company:

Saietta is a well-established British R&D company on a mission to accelerate the market introduction of highly innovative, affordable, and reliable propulsion motors for a broad range of electric vehicles (EVs) from scooters to buses. The product is proven, and market pull is strong. Since 2016 Saietta has undertaken rigorous R&D and testing for an innovative, unique motor topology, with low-cost raw materials, designed for low-cost, automated assembly. Saietta is now evolving from a pure R&D company into one that also manufactures its own motors in a new European production plant.

Overview:

This is a very exciting opportunity for an experienced project planner or project co-ordinator to join a successful and expanding automotive technology company. The company is involved with the design, development and manufacture of innovative electric motors and electric drive (e-drive) solutions for the electric vehicle marketplace.

This role will involve supporting the chief engineer with an exciting product development programme focused at developing a motor drive unit for high volume manufacture. It’s an exciting time for the company and an important project, hence they seek a passionate, proactive, self-starting, organised and efficient individual to help plan, coordinate and support the programme to successful fruition, on time and within budget.

As project coordinator you will report to the chief engineer and plan, coordinate, and administer project goals in conjunction with department heads and senior personnel across the business from R&D, to production, test, and finance. The role is not technical but more administrative. However, a keen commercial mindset may prove useful.

Required:

Project co-ordinator / Project planner

  • Ideally a passionate, proactive, self-starting, organised and efficient individual
  • Experience with project planning, project coordination and general project support of engineering / manufacturing projects
  • Experience gained within the automotive sector may prove useful
  • An interest in e-mobility / electric vehicles would be great
  • Strong administrative skills are required (able to develop project plans, product reports, charts, etc)

Expected skills and experience:

  • A relevant qualification would be preferred (e.g. degree in business studies or similar)
  • Project related studies / qualifications would be preferred
  • Ideally a passionate, proactive, self-starting, organised and efficient individual
  • Use of appropriate project planning and office software (e.g. MS Project etc)
  • Experience with project planning, project coordination and general project support of engineering / manufacturing projects
  • Experience gained within the automotive sector may prove useful
  • An interest in e-mobility / electric vehicles would be great
  • Strong administrative skills are required (able to develop project plans, product reports, charts, etc)

This is a new position within the business, the scope, and responsibilities of which will no doubt evolve in time. Meaning there are great career opportunities for the right project coordinator candidate.